Satellites present ‘Juliette’s eye’ over the Balearic Islands

The European satellite tv for pc Sentinel 3 has captured a picture of the ‘Juliette’ storm at its peak, on February 28, when it dumped snowfall on the Balearic Islands that got here to go away accumulations of as much as a meter and a half within the Tramontana mountains.

The picture reveals the well-defined storm vortex over the Mediterranean. The alert additionally affected the ocean, as a result of waves of as much as 8 meters. The 112 Balearic Islands Emergency Service registered 413 incidents till Tuesday afternoon, the bulk on the island of Mallorca. The 40 incidents in Manacor, the 39 in Felanitx or the 38 in Pollença stand out.

The storm “Juliette” nonetheless maintains this Wednesday a number of sections of roads in Mallorca minimize by snow, floods or fallen timber.

According to the replace provided by Carreteras de Mallorca of the Consell de Mallorca by way of Twitter, particularly the Ma-5018 is closed, from km 0 to 4.8 (Cura-Randa); the Ma-2131, from km 0 to six.23 (Campanet-Selva); the Ma-2210, from km 0 to 19.6 (Formentor highway); the Ma-3433, from km 0 to eight (Sa Pobla-Platja de Muro); the Ma-4011, from km 0 to five.26 (Felanitx space); the Ma-10, from km 6 to 47.5 (Pollença-Fornalutx); the Ma-11A, from km 16.97 to 27.79 (Coll de Sóller); the Ma-2100, from km 1 to 18 (Bunyola-Orient); the Ma-2130, from km 7 to fifteen (Caimari-Lluc), and the Ma-2141 (Sa Calobra).

In addition, they’ve additionally reported the opening of the part of the Ma-3321, from km 0 to 10.81 (Manacor-Son Serra de Marina), which had been minimize off because of the storm. The Balearic Emergency groups have managed to succeed in the Monastery of Lluc, the place there have been 100 refugees.

As reported by the Benemérita this Wednesday, the arrival occurred round 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, after working all day beneath very hostile climate situations.

Of the group of individuals, round 25 determined to go away Lluc in their very own autos and in Balearic Emergency autos, escorted by the Civil Guard, and the remaining stay within the Monastery of their very own free will, totally outfitted.

For its half, the Military Emergency Unit has arrived this morning, round 05:00, on the Port of Palma to collaborate with the organizations of the Balearic Islands within the work of cleansing the roads, which proceed to be impassable and minimize off to visitors because of the fall of timber and stones as a result of storm.